Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun solid-state

1 sense of solid state

Sense 1
solid, solidness, solid state -- (the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape)
       => state of matter, state -- ((chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice")

Antonyms of adj solid-state

2 senses of solid-state

Sense 1
solid-state -- (characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids)

INDIRECT (VIA gaseous, solid) -> liquid -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")
INDIRECT (VIA solid, liquid) -> gaseous -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")

Sense 2
solid-state -- (consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices)

INDIRECT (VIA gaseous, solid) -> liquid -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")
INDIRECT (VIA solid, liquid) -> gaseous -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")

Similarity of adj solid-state

2 senses of solid-state

Sense 1
solid-state -- (characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids)
       => solid (vs. liquid) (vs. gaseous) -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")

Sense 2
solid-state -- (consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices)
       => solid (vs. liquid) (vs. gaseous) -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")

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